Letter from the BRN?

If you received a letter from the BRN, it is either because you’ve received notice you are being licensed as a Registered Nurse, it is time to renew your RN license, or there is trouble brewing. The California Board of Registered Nursing really only sends out mail for the following reasons: confirmation of licensure renewal …

RN under investigation? BRN Investigators May Show Up at Your Door

If you are a California Registered Nurse under investigation by the BRN, you may have no idea until a BRN Investigator shows up at your front door. This is a new strategy for the Board of Registered nursing, the surprise attack! If you are reading this, the investigator has probably already shown up, or you …

The RN License Defense Strategy That ALWAYS Fails With the BRN

The Early Bird Keeps Their RN License from Being Revoked… and other RN license fables. Two RNs have recently contacted me when it is too late to help them and they have either had, or are going to have, their RN license revoked because they employed the worst legal defense strategy ever. I get it… …

RN Accused of Stealing Medication?

There is a term used specifically for an RN accused of stealing medication, it is calling diverting, and it happens so often that there is an entire program established by the BRN for such nurses. That program is the Diversion or Intervention Program. Nurses are actually more familiar with the term diversion or diverting than …

RN Under Investigation by the BRN

For a nurse, finding out that you are under investigation by the BRN is a terrifying experience. Your RN license is what enables you to work, but for nurses, being a RN is so much more than that! Being a nurse is not even just a career, it is who you are and what defines …

Accusation Against Your RN License?

If you’ve received an Accusation against your RN license from the California BRN, there are a few things you must know; the most important being that you very likely won’t have your nursing license revoked or suspended, despite what it says. WHAT DOES THE ACCUSATION MEAN? An Accusation against your RN license means that the …

RN on Placed on Administrative Leave Pending Employer Investigation

As a registered nurse, your first clue that the BRN may be getting involved with your RN license, starts with your employer placing you on administrative leave while they conduct an internal investigation into charting mistakes or missing medications. If you are a nurse who has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by …

Nursing License Suspension

A nursing license suspension is actually an incredibly rare occurrence among our clients. In fact, for the thousands of nurses our attorneys have represented, only a couple have had their RN licenses suspended for any period of time and never longer than 6 months. WHEN DOES NURSING LICENSE SUSPENSION OCCUR? A nurse’ RN license will …

Letter of Public Reprimand From Board Of Nursing

A Letter of Public Reprimand from the BRN or Board of Registered Nursing is a fantastic result, and one that is getting more difficult to achieve. If you are faced with an Accusation against your RN license, there are only a few options available to you: 1.) the case gets dropped (this occurs in 18 …